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Bunce Island Slave Fortress

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BunceIslandliesintheSierraLeoneriverandthisfortressontheislandwasaplacewhereenslavedAfricanswereimprisoned,boughtandsoldbetween1670and1807.

OneofthecompaniesthatusedtorunBunceIslandwastheRoyalAfricaCompanywhoseGovernorwasthefutureStuartKing,JamesDukeofYork.

ThemoneyearnedfromplaceslikeBunceIslandflowedbacktoLondon.

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